What began as a violent altercation between two men in a displaced persons camp in El Geneina, the capital city of Western Darfur, quickly spiraled out of control over the weekend of January 15-17. According to current reports, the violence spread to militias–described by many survivors as Janjaweed–who then attacked at least 13 neighboring villages, […]
Category: This is Darfur
Guisma’s story takes you to the heart of the Darfur conflict. It is memories like hers – from the destruction of her village to the journey through the desert – that carry on through generations to come. And it is kids like Guisma that motivate us to continue to work for peace.
We cannot remain silent as the Burmese army marches down the path to the genocide of the Rohingya people. ACT NOW
We write to you in advance of the 39th Session of the United Nations Human Rights Council to share our serious concerns over the human rights and humanitarian situation in Sudan.
Global levels of violence are at a 25-year peak, undercutting global stability, reversing development gains and driving record levels of forced displacement.
Join the Day of Action Campaign and tell your representative it’s the wrong time to accelerate U.S.-Sudan normalization
This timely legislation would require the U.S. government – in collaboration with global civil society – to develop a 10-year strategy to bring down current levels of global violence and better address the root causes of violence, violent conflict, and fragility that drive recurrent global crises.
Conflict minerals have fueled and continue to help sustain the world’s deadliest conflict since World War II, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. These minerals – tin, tungsten, tantalum, and gold – are valuable on the international market because they are used in products ranging from cell phones to jewelry to cars to kitchen appliances. […]
Jordan, despite severely limited water and agricultural resources, has hosted, since 2011, almost 655,000 Syrian refugees, making it the second largest refugee-hosting country in the world, in proportion to its population. According to a Human Rights Watch report, however, starting in early 2017, Jordan has been summarily deporting over 1000 Syrian refugees per month, without […]
On September 22nd, Sudan’s military used live ammunition to disperse protestors at Kalma camp in South Darfur, killing at least three civilians, according to UN News, and wounding 26 more. The number of dead was reported as five, four days later, by multiple sources including Xinhuanet and Dabanga. The confrontation occurred after three days of […]
Ibrahim Ghandour, the Foreign Minister of Sudan, will be in Washington, D.C., this Thursday and Friday to seal the deal on lifting U.S. sanctions on Sudan. On Thursday, September 14, Sudanese are gathering to protest the visit of one of the architects of genocide that has destroyed their country and millions of lives, and they […]